GSA Searching for a Data Scientist SME

Original Job Opening Posted on

The General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Government-wide Policy (OGP), is searching for a Data Scientist, according to a job posting on

The Data Scientist will serve as the subject matter expert in the highly technical and specialized area of data sciences, performing complex studies that span business processes and operations at the program and enterprise levels. GSA’s OGP provides forward-thinking policy, guidance, and best practices in federal property, technology, mission support operations, and sustainable solutions for the current and future government.

According to the posting, duties for the Data Scientist include:

  • Consult with stakeholders and customers to identify the appropriate data, methodological approach, and design for projects to evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Conduct observational analyses using software and/or programming languages such as R, Python, or SQL to explore/group data, test hypotheses, predict outcomes, and inform decisions. Derive meaning from big data (i.e. datasets that may be large, disparate, unstructured, and/or complex).
  • Translate complex concepts, findings, and limitations into concise, plain language. Closely tie findings and conclusions into the agency mission, original problem statement and team objectives. Research and design presentations and interpretations of analytical outputs tailored to specific audiences, including the use of interactivity and narrative storytelling where appropriate.
  • Work with teams to develop data products and definitions. Use appropriate analytic and statistical software to programmatically prepare data for analysis and clean imperfect data.
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Job Opening Details

Job Opening Date: 03/13/2024
Job Closing Date: 03/19/2024
Salary Range: $122,198 - $191,900 per year
Pay Scale/Grade: GS 14
Telework Eligible: Not applicable, this is a remote position.
Applications Open To: Career Transition, Internal to an Agency
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